The Food Industry Management Program offers courses emphasizing leadership and management aspects of the food industry. Completion of the program is acknowledged by a Food Industry Management Certificate awarded by the University.
To qualify for admission and a scholarship grant for the food industry management program, students must be currently employed in a management position in the food retailing, wholesaling or manufacturing industry and recommended by their employer. Also, they must have completed at least 64 undergraduate units (or have completed a bachelor's degree) with an academic standing adequate for admission to USC.
To earn a certificate, students must complete 16 units during the one-semester program. Students must take all required FIM courses for the time they are in the program.